Ethics Panel Says House Should Censure Charlie Rangel

There’s either one of two scenarios here that prevented the ethics panel from tossing Rangel out, totally: 1)  They felt sorry for the 80 year old congressman from Harlem based on his longevity in the House or 2) So many Congressmen and Senators are in bed with so many “special interests” that just censuring Rangel… More Ethics Panel Says House Should Censure Charlie Rangel

Bill Kristol: Republicans Should ‘Just Shut Up’ About Charlie Rangel’s Ethics Charges

Huffington Post Some conservatives on Sunday pointed to New York Congressman Charlie Rangel’s ethics charges as evidence that Democrats had failed to “drain the swamp” in Washington. Activist Liz Cheney, for example, accused Rangel of “real imperial arrogance.” But even as the GOP piled on — and Democrats established their distance — there were those… More Bill Kristol: Republicans Should ‘Just Shut Up’ About Charlie Rangel’s Ethics Charges

Ethics cases raise racial questions

Politico The politically charged decisions by veteran Democratic Reps. Charles Rangel of New York and Maxine Waters of California to force public trials by the House ethics committee are raising questions about race and whether black lawmakers face more scrutiny over allegations of ethical or criminal wrongdoing than their white colleagues. The controversy over the… More Ethics cases raise racial questions

Rangel Accused Of 13 Ethics Violations

I don’t care how long Charlie Rangel has been in office.  Greed corrupts.  Huffington Post WASHINGTON — House investigators accused veteran New York Rep. Charles Rangel of 13 violations of congressional ethics standards on Thursday, throwing a cloud over his four-decade political career and raising worries for fellow Democrats about the fall elections. The allegations… More Rangel Accused Of 13 Ethics Violations

Charlie Rangel CHARGED With Ethics Violations, Trial To Be Held

“Power corrupts…” Huffington Post WASHINGTON — A House investigative committee on Thursday charged New York Rep. Charles Rangel with multiple ethics violations, dealing a serious blow to the former Ways and Means chairman and complicating Democrats’ election-year outlook. The House ethics committee won’t reveal the specific charges until next Thursday in a public meeting. However,… More Charlie Rangel CHARGED With Ethics Violations, Trial To Be Held